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andlt;Bandgt;The ultimate quest for the world's most mysterious creaturesandlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; The Loch Ness Monster, Bigfoot, the Abominable Snowman — these are the names of the elusive beasts that have caught the eye and captured the imaginations of people around the world for centuries. Recently, tales of these "monsters" have been corroborated by an increase in sightings, and out of these legends a new science has been born: cryptozoology — the study of hidden animals. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;Iandgt;Cryptozoology A to Z,andlt;/Iandgt; the first encyclopedia of its kind, contains nearly two hundred entries, including cryptids (the name given to these unusual beasts), new animal finds, and the explorers and scientists who search for them. Loren Coleman, one of the world's leading cryptozoologists, teams up with Jerome Clark, editor and author of several encyclopedias, to provide these definitive descriptions and many never-before-published drawings and photographs from eyewitnesses' detailed accounts. Full of insights into the methods of these scientists, exciting tales of discovery, and the history and evolution of this field, andlt;Iandgt;Cryptozoology A to Zandlt;/Iandgt; is the most complete reference ever of the newest zoological science.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-267).

About the Author

Loren Coleman, a forty-year veteran of cryptozoological field expeditions and research, has written several books on nature's mysterious creatures, including The Field Guide to Bigfoot, Mysterious America, and Tom Slick and the Search for the Yeti, and has served as both on- and off-camera consultant to NBC-TV's Unsolved Mysteries and A&E's Ancient Mysteries. Coleman is the mission cryptozoologist for the 1999 Nessa Project's search for the Loch Ness Monster, and a consultant to a forthcoming expedition in search of Mongolia's hairy wildmen, the Almas. He is a professor at the University of Southern Maine and lives in Portland.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Cryptozoology Timeline

Introduction

Entries:

A

Abominable Snowman

Agogwe

Ahool

Almas

B

Barloy, Jean-Jacques

Barmanu

Batutut

Bayanov, Dmitri

Beast of Bodmin Moor

Beast of 'Busco

Beast of Gevaudan

Bergman's Bear

Bessie

Big Bird

Bigfoot

Bille, Matthew A.

Black Panthers

Blue Tiger

Bondegezou

British Columbia Scientific Cryptozoology Club

Brosnie

Bunyip

Buru

C

Caddy

Cassie

Chacoan Peccary

Chambers Affair

Champ

Chuchunaa

Chupacabras

Clark, Eugenie

Clark, James Alexander

Clark, Ramona

Coelacanth

Coleman, Loren

Congo Peacock

Con Rit

Corrales, Scott

Crook, Cliff

Crowe, Ray

Cryptid

D

Dahinden, René

Dao Van Tien

Dinsdale, Tim

Dobhar-chu

E

Ellis, Richard

Emela-Ntouka

Ernst, William "Ted"

F

Flathead Lake Monster

G

Gaal, Arlene

Giant Anaconda

Giant Forest Hog

Giant Monkey

Giant Octopus

Giant Panda

Giant Salamander

Giant Sloth

Giant Turtles

Gibbons, William

Globsters

Goblin Universe

Green, John

Greenwell, J. Richard

Grimm, Jack

H

Hall, Dennis Jay

Hall, Mark A.

Harkness, Ruth

Heuvelmans, Bernard

Hominology

Honey Island Swamp Monster

Horned Serpents

Huyghe, Patrick

I

Igopogo

Iliamna Lake Monster

Indonesian Coelacanths

International Society of Cryptozoology

J

Jersey Devil

K

Keating, Donald

King Cheetah

Kirk, John

Koffmann, Marie-Jeanne

Komodo Dragon

Kongamato

Kouprey

Kraken

Krantz, Grover S.

Krumbiegel, Ingo

L

Lake Monsters

Lawndale Incident

LeBlond, Paul H.

Ley, Willy

Lindorm

Living Fossils

Loch Ness Monsters

Loofs-Wissowa, Helmut

"Lost World" of Vietnam

Lusca

M

MacFarlane's Bear

Mackal, Roy P.

MacKinnon, John

Mangiacopra, Gary

Manipogo

Mapinguary

Marked Hominid

Marozi

McLeod, James

Megalodon

Megamouth

Meldrum, D. Jeffrey

Merbeing

Minhocao

Minnesota Iceman

Mngwa

Moas

Mokele-mbembe

Momo

Morag

Morgan, Robert W.

Mountain Gorilla

Mountain Nyala

N

Nahuelito

Nandi Bear

Napes

Neandertals

Nellie

Nguoi Rung

Nittaewo

Norman, Scott T.

O

Ogopogo

Okapi

Old Yellow Top

Olgoi-Khorkhoi

Onza

Orang Pendek

Oudemans, Antoon Cornelis

P

Paddler

Pangboche Hand

Panthera atrox

Patterson Film

Perez, Daniel

Piasa

Porshnev, Boris F.

Proto-Pygmy

Pygmy Elephant

Pygmy Hippopotamus

Q

Queensland Tiger

R

Raynal, Michel

Rebsamen, William M.

Roesch, Ben S.

Russell, W.M. "Gerald"

S

Saber-toothed Cats

Sanderson, Ivan T.

Saola

Sasquatch

Schaffner, Ron

Sea Serpents

Short, Bobbie

Shuker, Karl P.N.

Shunka Warak'in

Sisemite

Skunk Ape

Slick, Thomas Baker

Storsjoodjuret

T

Taylor, Dan Scott

Tatzelwurm

Tchernine, Odette

Teh-lma

Telebiology

Tessie

Thomas, Lars

Thunderbird

Thylacine

Titmus, Robert

Tran Hong Viet

True Giant

U

Ucu

Ufiti

V

Vietnam Cryptozoic and Rare Animals Research Center

W

Waitoreke

Walsh, Dave

Wasson, Barbara

Winnipogo

Wood, Forrest G.

Woodland Bison

Wright, Bruce S.

X

Xing-xing

Y

Yameneko

Yeren

Yeti

Yowie

Z

Zeuglodon

Zuiyo-maru Monster

Appendix

Cryptozoology Museums and Exhibitions

Cryptozoology Periodicals

Cryptozoology Websites

On the Matter of Style

Texts Cited/Further Reading

Acknowledgments

Product Details

ISBN:
9780684856025
Author:
Unknown, Unknown
Author:
Clark, Jerome
Illustrator:
Unknown, Unknown
Illustrator:
Unknown
Author:
Unknown, Unknown
Author:
Coleman, Loren
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Controversial Knowledge
Subject:
Zoology
Subject:
Monsters
Subject:
Unexplained Phenomena
Subject:
Cryptozoology.
Subject:
Monsters -- Encyclopedias.
Subject:
Controversial Knowledge - Atlantis x
Subject:
General Body, Mind and Spirit
Subject:
General Nature
Subject:
Metaphysics-Speculative History
Subject:
Mythology-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Publication Date:
August 1999
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
75 b/w photos t/o (2/3 not prev. publish
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.12 in 15.015 oz

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